32 Programmes by Dave Roberts - The Next Chapter...
I’ve recently finished reading what for me is most definitely the football book of the year. 32 Programmes by Dave Roberts is a fascinating & evocative tale of love, life and obsession. When the author relocates to the USA, his wife informs him that they can only take what is ‘absolutely essential’. Packing his collection of 1000+ (1,134 to be precise - football fans are...
Did Sheffield United play the first game at the...
I am currently doing some research for an article about Sheffield United overseas tours. As I was flicking through an old Blades matchday programme from the 1966/67 season I came across an article about the Sheffield United tour of Mexico and South America that club undertook at the end of the 1965/66 season. This snippet of information caught my eye .. According to the official history of...
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Groundhop Week - 165 Grounds: 165 Hours
There’s something about football that brings out the eccentric side of people and makes them do crazy things all for the love of the game. Be it the Sheffield Utd fan who hitchhikes to every game, the football fan MowbrayRoute66 who is visiting all 66 football grounds in Yorkshire or these four Northampton Town fans who will soon embark on an epic feat of groundhopping. During one week in...
Tumblr Football Blogs
More top tumblr blogs about football. Since I compiled this post Top 25 Tumblr Blogs about Football there’s been something of an explosion in the number of football-themed blogs on tumblr. So here’s a bit of an update with links to those that I think are worthy of a wider audience. Again as with my previous post this is a personal list and doesn’t claim to be definitive. Indeed...
Non League Day 03.09.11- South Yorkshire
Following on from the success of last years Non League Day it will again take place this season and is all set for 3rd September 2011. Here’s a round up of non league fixtures taking place in and around the South Yorkshire area on the day. For info on fixtures throughout England and to find your nearest club head on over to the Non League Day website. FA Cup Armthorpe Welfare v Brigg...